Tracking Reality’s “Fuckedness Quotient”: An Interview with William Gibson

WILLIAM GIBSON NOTICES THINGS others miss. While his science fiction novels are often described as prescient, what defines Gibson’s body of work is the extraordinary refinement of his focus on the present. When everyone is talking about the features of the latest Silicon Valley gadget, he might peer at the physical thing itself — from […] The post Tracking Reality’s “Fuckedness Quotient”: An Interview with William Gibson appeared first on Los Angeles Review of Books. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

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